Deputies searching for attempted robbery suspect


REDDING, Calif. - Shasta County deputies are looking for the man who tried to rob a drug store Thursday.

It happened just before 5:00 p.m. at the Rite Aid in Burney.

Deputies said a man walked into the pharmacy area and gave an employee a note.

The suspect left a short time later without getting anything.

Deputies searched the area but did not locate him.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20s or 30s with a short, light-colored beard. He was about 6 feet tall and 160 lbs. The suspect was wearing a dark hoodie, a black beanie, dark pants, and Aviator style sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office at (530) 245-6540.